Some highlights of this new version are:
For a detailed list of changes, check CHANGELOG.
Probably the most useful addition for students (a part of internal consistency, better organization and more functionality) is the possibility to RECORD GIFs AUTOMATICALLY from current screen, just pressing CTRL+F12 to start/stop recording. Also note that since version 1.0 it is possible to take screenshots automatically just pressing F12.
Any feedback is very appreciated! :)